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    What are the required qualification and exams to join Air Force?

    hi 'm swathi i'm very much interested to join airforce but don't know about exams and all..can u just help me out with the name of the exams qualifications please...'m doing my engineering 1st year...so if u can help me out soon i'l get prepared





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    Re: What are the required qualification and exams to join Air Force?

    To join Air Force, there are various entrance examinations you can apply like NDA (National Defence Academy), CDS (Combined Defence Academy), AFCAT, etc.
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    NDA - National Defence Academy
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    NDA examination is conducted by UPSC twice in a year.
    It has three wings :
    > Air Force
    > Navy
    > Army
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    ~> Educational Qualification for NDA :
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    You must have passed 12th including the subjects Physics & Mathematics with aggregate of 60% marks.
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    Along with these, your age must be 16.5 to 19 years, you must be an unmarried male candidate and a permanent citizen of India.
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    ~> CDS - Combined Defence Services
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    CDS exam is also conducted by UPSC government twice in a year.
    It has four wings :
    > Air Force
    > Navy
    > Military
    > Officer Training
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    ~ Educational Qualification :
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    To join CDS, the minimum educational qualification is you must posses a graduation degree with Physics and Mathematics from a recognized university or any equivalent.
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    In CDS, the age limit for Air Force is 19 - 22 years.
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    You can also apply for AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test).
    The minimum educational qualification for AFCAT is graduation.




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    nandhini1
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    Re: What are the required qualification and exams to join Air Force?

    hi swathi...

    The minimum academic qualification that a candidate should possess in order to join Air Force is by completion of 12th class with Mathematics and Physics as the compulsory subjects from a recognized institute.

    Candidates who are pursuing final year of 12th class with this criteria are also eligible to join Air Force.

    But, these candidates should be able to show the proof of passing in 12th class when they attend for Interview.

    The required Entrance Exam that the candidate should crack for this is NDA Exam.

    This Exam is being conducted by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) twice a year.

    Candidates can join the following Defence services by cracking this Exam
    -Army wing
    -Navy wing
    -Air Force wing

    The selection procedure will be by
    -Written Exam
    -Interview
    After that the candidate has to go through respective Medical test.

    One should be in the age group of 16 1/2 years to 19 years to be eligible for this Exam.

    In addition, one should be an unmarried male candidate to appear for this Exam.

    If you possess the above mentioned eligibility criteria, you can appear for NDA Exam.

    Have good preparation for this Exam and crack it.

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    deba123
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    Re: What are the required qualification and exams to join Air Force?

    hello,

    the required qualification and exams to join Air Force-------------------

    1.A candidate must have completed their 12th Science from Recognized board
    2.A candidate must have a citizenship of INDIA
    3.Only Unmarried Male can apply for it
    4.Age of candidate must be between 16 1/2 to 19 years
    5.Candidate must be physically and medically fit.

    Thanx..............

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    mohammad sultan
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    Re: What are the required qualification and exams to join Air Force?

    There are some requirements to join air force, like
    you must be completed your +2 with mathematics and physics as your subjects.
    you must be the citizen of India.
    you must be having the minimum age of 18.
    also you must be physically fit, with out any diseases and any sight.
    If you have completed your NCC, then it will be much helpful to you to join easily.

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    spider man
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    Re: What are the required qualification and exams to join Air Force?

    After 4 year b.tech you can join airforce by writing CDS exam which is conducted by UPSC board
    Eligibility :
    -->The candidate applying for CDS must be an Indian origin
    -->Candidates must graduation with minimum 55% marks
    -->Only unmarried candidates are eligible
    -->For Navy minimum age is 19 and maximum is 22 years
    -->For Indian Military Academy minimum age is 19 years and maximum age is 24 Years
    -->For Air Force Academy minimum age is 19 years and maximum age is 23 Years
    -->For Officers’ Training Academy minimum age is 19 years and maximum age is Years 25 Years.

    all the best.............

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    spider man
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    Re: What are the required qualification and exams to join Air Force?

    After 4 year b.tech you can join airforce by writing CDS exam which is conducted by UPSC board
    Eligibility :
    -->The candidate applying for CDS must be an Indian origin
    -->Candidates must graduation with minimum 55% marks
    -->Only unmarried candidates are eligible
    -->For Navy minimum age is 19 and maximum is 22 years
    -->For Indian Military Academy minimum age is 19 years and maximum age is 24 Years
    -->For Air Force Academy minimum age is 19 years and maximum age is 23 Years
    -->For Officers’ Training Academy minimum age is 19 years and maximum age is Years 25 Years.

    all the best.............

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    Prakash Deb
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    Re: What are the required qualification and exams to join Air Force?

    Dear candidate it is not clear whether you are male or female candidate the qualification and exam are required to join in Indian Air Force is as under:-

    1. A 12th standard with the subjects PCM can apply for NDA exam to join in Indian Air Force.

    2.NDA(National Defence Academy)entrance exam. is conducted by upsc 2 TIMES A YEAR.

    3.The age of the candidate must be within 16 and a 1/2 years to 19 years.

    4.An unmarried Indian male can write NDA exam.

    5.Candidates eye sight must be normal 6''/6'' without the diseases of color blind and night blind.

    6.Candidates height and weight must not less then 157cms or 42kgs.

    These are the condition to join in Air Force.

    If you belong to female category then you are to complete graduation for AIR Force CDSE exam.through which you can join in Indian Air Force.

    **You can join in Air Force through AFCAT(Air force common admission test) a candidate to obtain minimum 60% marks in graduation to apply for AFCAT.

    Thank you,

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